Investment

Conference on advancing responsible business practices in the Asia-Pacific region

 

18 November 2013 – Bangkok, Thailand

This conference discussed the role of governments in supporting and facilitating more sustainable and inclusive business practices in the Asia-Pacific region.

 

It focused on recent trends and approaches to promoting responsible business conduct at the national and international level, as well as opportunities for regional collaboration.

 

This one-day conference was organised by the OECD and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) and was held as part of the Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Week.

 

Memorandum of Understanding

On the occasion of the conference, the OECD and UN ESCAP signed a Memorandum of Understanding to reinforce their partnership with a focus on promoting corporate responsibility and responsible business practices.

 

News release Trade and Investment Week kicks off with responsible business practice conference

 

 

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MEETING DOCUMENTS

Draft agenda (pdf)

Concept note (pdf)

Responsible business conduct initiatives in Southeast Asia (pdf)

   


LINKS

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Week 2013

UN ESCAP: www.unescap.org

OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

OECD work on international investment

OECD work on international investment in Southeast Asia